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DIY Project: Placemat Cushions

October 13, 2018

DIY Project: Placemat Cushions

Have you popped into Spotlight lately? For readers outside of Australia and unfamiliar with Spotlight, think: Hobby-Lobby-meets-Bed-Bath-and-Beyond. They currently have a selection of woven placemats that look great on the table and, with 20 minutes of hand sewing, can be transformed into fabulously textural throw cushions. Read more for project details.

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DIY Project: Jewellery Display and Storage

September 07, 2018

DIY Project: Jewellery Display and Storage

No more necklace tangles or widowed earrings! This easy Kmart-slash-IKEA hack will turn your jewellery collection into a display-worthy piece of art and home organisation triumph!

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DIY Project: Built-in IKEA BILLY Bookcase

August 07, 2018

DIY Project: Built-in IKEA BILLY Bookcase

Here’s the ultimate “shelfie”… A DIY customised bookcase that started its life as IKEA Billy shelf units and is now mistaken for expensive custom cabinetry. This project will show you how to save thousands on a custom-built bookcase, yet still achieve professional-looking results that "wow". Handyman/girl skills are all you need - no advanced carpentry skills or special tools required.

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DIY Project: IKEA KALLAX Drinks Cabinet

October 03, 2017

DIY Project: IKEA KALLAX Drinks Cabinet

This luxe IKEA Kallax hack came together in the space of an afternoon, just in time for happy hour. Here are the step-by-step instructions to make this glam drinks cabinet for yourself, including a list of everything you'll need.

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DIY Project: IKEA KALLAX credenza, hall table or sideboard

September 21, 2017

DIY Project: IKEA KALLAX credenza, hall table or sideboard

Take IKEA hacking to the next level with this showstopping IKEA Kallax credenza. We've included step-by-step instructions and a shopping list that comes to a low AUD$300. (But your friends will think you splurged on designer furniture!)

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DIY Project: Add handles to your cabinets - photo instructions

July 22, 2017

DIY Project: Add handles to your cabinets - photo instructions

So, you've decided to hack your IKEA drawers and you've found the perfect combination of STYLKEA Styl-Panels and drawer pulls. Customising with Styl-Panels is as simple as peel-and-stick, but adding handles will require a few basic tools. Here we provide step-by-step photo instructions so you get it right first time!

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